Kamejikan is located in Zaimokuza area where is far from hustle and bustle of center of the city.
Local people walk the dog at the beach and surfers come and go. The town retains its traditional charms.
You will enjoy the true nature of Kamakura and the laid back feeling.
Zaimokuza introduction movie
The movie was made in commemoration of 5 years anniversary of Kamejikan.
Some traditional events have been held in the area. Some of the dates back to Kamakura era, 800 years ago.
This ceremony is dedicated to the praying for a prosperous new year of good harvest and catch for fishermen at the Zaimokuza beach on January 11.
New year’s decorations are brought from people’s houses and burned here.
Zaimokuza Matsuri (Annual festival)
This most important traditional festival of Zaimokuza is held in June.
Three mobile shrines carried by high-spirited men are paraded in town. Two mobile shrines are brought into the sea at the climax of the event.
Ojuuya houyou (10 nights ceremony at Komyo-ji temple)
Although originally, the ceremony was held for ten nights, it is held now for three nights from Oct 12 to 14. Monks parade in the streets, people visit the temple for worship, and enjoy food stalls in the property on Oct 13 and 14.